Don’t give up on me. Not yet.


I should have told you about all this… I’ve been hurt. Like couldn’t really run much — hurt. It was a stupid macho basketball injury. Swollen knee. Persistent pain. Lots of denial. MRI. Serious cash for doctors. But couldn’t really run much — hurt. That was in October, 180 days ago. I’ve ran easy. I’ve […]

Funny Video about Running a Marathon

Funny Look Inside a Marathon Runner's Head

This is a 99% accurate look inside a runner’s head. Who wants to run long weekend? According to the video, there are 8 stages of marathon running. Excitement – mile 1 Denial – mile 5 Shock – mile 11 Isolation – mile 16 Despair – mile 19 “THE WALL” – mile 22 Affirmation – mile […]

Lentil Stew with Mushrooms, Avocado, and Sweet Potato

Lentil Stew with Mushrooms, Avocado, and Sweet Potato

Lentils can do anything, but my favorite this winter has been soup. Try this vegan recipe for yourself. I’m tweaking it every time, but this can give you a starting point. Lentil Stew Recipe 1/4 cup dry lentils 1/2 cut sweet potato 1 cup chopped mushrooms 1 tsp kosher salt 1 whole avocado (smashed) Directions: Start the […]

Fighting the Candy Brain


I’ve always been interested in alcoholics. It’s been a major problem in my family tree, plus I’m around addiction issues in my work as a foster parent. Personally, I have an addictive personality – sometimes called focus or drive – but I know I can be obsessive in harmful ways. A common saying for compulsive […]